František Šafránek

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František Šafránek
Personal information
Date of birth (1931-01-02)2 January 1931
Place of birth Prague, Czechoslovakia
Date of death 27 June 1987(1987-06-27) (aged 56)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1939–1949 Sportovní sdružení Vršovice
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1949–1952 Spartak Sokolovo
1952–1966 Dukla Prague
1966–1970 Spartak BS Vlašim
1974–1976 RH Strašnice
National team
1951–1961 Czechoslovakia 22 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

František Šafránek (2 January 1931 in Praha - 27 June 1987) was a Czech football player.

Šafránek played for several clubs, including Spartak Sokolovo (1949–1952) and Dukla Prague (1952–1966).

He played for Czechoslovakia national team (22 matches and one goal), and was a participant at the 1954 FIFA World Cup, where he played in two matches, at the 1958 FIFA World Cup, and at the 1960 UEFA European Football Championship.

He died from heart failure during the match of former Dukla Prague players in June 1987.[1]